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Peak power demand touches record high of 77,091 MW in northern region: Ministry

Peak power demand touches record high of 77,091 MW in northern region: Ministry

States like Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi clocked their highest demand of 15,850 MW, 14,002 MW, 12,540 MW and 7,528 MW, respectively, it said.

Peak power demand touches record high of 77,091 MW in northern region: Ministry Peak power demand touches record high of 77,091 MW in northern region: Ministry

The peak power demand met touched the all-time high level 77,091 MW in the northern region on July 28, the Ministry of Power said on Wednesday.

In a statement, the ministry said, ''Yesterday, viz. 28th June 2022, Northern region has touched all time highest peak demand met of 77,091 MW (megawatt) with a record energy consumption of 1737 MU (million units).'' States like Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi clocked their highest demand of 15,850 MW, 14,002 MW, 12,540 MW and 7,528 MW, respectively, it said.

Besides, Punjab and Delhi have recorded their all-time high energy consumption at 326.4 MU and 153.5 MU respectively.

''Moreover, eastern region has also clocked all time highest demand of 26,096 MW on 27-06-22 (Monday),'' it said.